Southern Allegheny Plateau

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointBird Knob (1864 ft/568 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWest Virginia (80%), Pennsylvania (19%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area11,544 sq mi / 29,899 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent204 mi / 329 km North-South
157 mi / 253 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 12' N; 81° 10' W
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Map of Southern Allegheny Plateau
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Allegheny PlateauLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Allegheny PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Finger LakesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeastern PennsylvaniaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pocono PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Allegheny PlateauLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Southern Allegheny Plateau

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Bird Knob1864568 
2.Charity Benchmark Southeast1860+567+ 
3.Peak 18271827557 
4.Peak 18001800+549+ 
5.Buckhannon Mountain1780+543+ 
6.Fisher Knob1760+536+ 
7.Bald Knob1724525 
8.Catherines Knob1718524 
9.Peak 16801680+512+ 
10.Wetzel County High Point1680+512+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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